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WetSide Water Park WetSide Water Park

WetSide 2018/2019 season opens 12 September 2018. 

Click here for opening hours. 

WetSide Water Park is located on the foreshore at the junction of Main Street and the Esplanade, Pialba, Hervey Bay and is a fun, eco-friendly public asset designed around water 'infotainment'.

The park includes:

  • Water Slides
  • Water play arena
  • TotSide for under 5s play
  • FlipSide Board Rider
  • Fountain Light Show
  • Coffee shop, fish and chip shop and restaurant on site

Entry into WetSide is free however there is a cost for the Water Slides and FlipSide Board Rider. (see below)

During Queensland school holidays WetSide is open 7 days from 10am to 5pm (excluding June/July). Please see below operating hours outside of school holidays.

WetSide may close for reasons including maintenance, extreme weather and maximum capacity crowds. 

Queensland school holiday dates 

Saturday 22nd September  – Sunday 7th October 2018
Saturday 15th December  – Monday 28th January 2018/19
Saturday 6th April – Monday 22nd April 2019
Pupil Free Day - Monday 22nd October 2018
*Anzac Day, Wednesday 25th April 2018 – open 1:30pm - 5pm
*FREE Waterplay areas will operate on the 8TH – 9TH October and Tuesday 23rd of April

Activity Cost Opening hours

WetSide Water Park


  • Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school terms)

  • ANZAC Day 1.30pm to 5pm

  • Closed Christmas Day and annual maintenance from May to early September.

2x Large Water Slides

$5 (for 10 slides)

(EFTPOS available)
*ticket sales close at 4pm

  • Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school terms)

  • 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school holidays)

  • ANZAC Day 1.30pm to 5pm

  • Closed Christmas Day

FlipSide Board Rider

(EFTPOS available)

*ticket sales close at 4pm

  • Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school terms)

  • 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm (during Queensland school holidays)

  • ANZAC Day 1.30pm to 5pm

  • Closed Christmas Day

Fountain Light Show 
(Light shows are cancelled until further notice)


  • Friday and Saturday nights;

  • Christmas Day and New Years Eve;

  • Australia Day;

  • Easter Sunday; and

  • ANZAC Day (5.30am  -silent tribute of our soldiers)

School bookings

For all school group bookings please complete a booking request form (PDF,422kB) and return to

Rules for using the park

Remember the following:

  • no glass, alcohol, tables, barbeques or gazebos to be brought into the park;
  • management may refuse entry or eject patrons at its discretion;
  • WetSide is smoke-free;
  • bikes, skates, rollerblades etc. are not allowed;
  • play safely, obey the law and look after the park;
  • wear appropriate clothing or swimwear;
  • youngsters must wear waterproof swim nappies. All changing must take place in change facilities;
  • wear footwear on boardwalks for protection against splinters and heat;
  • children under 12 must be supervised by a person over 16;
  • swearing has no place here, nor does rough play;
  • WetSide is for people, not pets. Furry friends can't come in;
  • remember to walk (not run), stay out of gardens, don't loiter in change rooms and keep jets clear; and
  • never sit on jets and don't drink from them. Wetside's water is recycled rain but it's chlorinated like pool water.

Rules for using the slides

  • minimum ride height 1.2m;
  • obey the instructions of the attendant;
  • use of the slide while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is
  • no glass bottles or food are allowed in or around the slide;
  • use of the slide by more than one person at a time is prohibited;
  • exit the slide runout as soon as possible;
  • swimming clothing is required;
  • no running, standing, kneeling, rotating, tumbling or stopping during
    the slide;
  • keep hands inside the slide during the ride;
  • slide feet first at all times;
  • unacceptable behaviour that affects others having fun may see your
    pass cancelled. Please be mindful of all users;
  • patrons use the slides at their own risk and should be mindful of;
    existing medical and health conditions; and
  • so go with the flow and soak up some fun.

Contact us

Esplanade (Main Street and the Esplanade junction, Hervey Bay)
Phone: 0406 451 472

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Last updated  20/12/2017